a man is ice fishing for crappie

Making crappie ice fishing happen on Lake of the Woods

by Tom Armstrong | January 19, 2022

Baby in tow, my wife and I, along with my dad, headed 4.5 hours west to Sunset Cove Resort to finally make crappie ice fishing happen.

close-up maw of the invasive sea lamprey

100 years of sea lamprey

by Jeff Helsdon | January 12, 2022

Nov. 8, 2021 was an ominous anniversary for the Great Lakes — it marked 100 years since the first capture of invasive sea lamprey

an icy walleye in the hand of a guy

Top picks for walleye

by Tim Allard | January 11, 2022

Discover Walleye columnist Tim Allard’s top gear picks for icing ‘eyes on the hardwater scene, from bait to rods, lines to electronics.

Blue-green algae confirmed on Lake Superior

by Jeff Helsdon | January 7, 2022

Blue-green algae is now in the Ontario waters of Lake Superior.

Top 10 stories of 2021

by Editorial Staff | December 31, 2021

Time to look back on some of the best hunting, fishing, and outdoors news as we shelf another year. Here are 2021’s 10 most popular stories.

Winter fishing getaway to Florida

by Jeff Gustafson | December 30, 2021

One of the best things about competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series is hooking up my boat in late January and heading to Florida.

January 2022 solunar calendar

by Editorial Staff | December 28, 2021

The solunar calendar for January 2022 is now available! Get the dates and times when fish and wildlife will be most active this month.

a boat with fishing lines roars through the water

New boating regs aim to reduce spread of invasive species

by Editorial Staff | December 23, 2021

New provincial boating regulations focusing on “Clean, Drain, Dry” principles and practices aiming to reduce the spread of environmentally damaging invasive species come into effect on Jan. 1, 2022.

Cory Johnston fishing in boat

Ontario anglers dominate Bassmaster Northern Open

by Steve Galea | December 15, 2021

Two anglers from Ontario finished first and second at the Bassmaster Northern Open at the 1,000 Islands on the St. Lawrence River.